Author: Amy

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For Everyone Born

“There are moments that the words don’t reach…” It’s been a hard week for so many people. I keep trying to find the words to describe the pain and disappointment but words are failing...

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Unwilling Sacrifices

I know I’m about a year too late for this to be news, but I recently watched Suffragette with my family. Snuggled up under a warm comforter and popcorn in hand, I was expecting a feel-good,...

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The Daughter of Jephthah: Remembering the Unnamed

This post was originally published on Young Mormon Feminists and is reposted as part of Exponent II’s series on Women in the Scriptures In an oft-forgotten story, lost within the violent passages of the...

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The Blood on our Hands

A couple years ago, I had a conversation with one of my closest friends about my newly emboldened beliefs about the Church’s policies and political advocacy against LGBTQ rights. She implored that the Bible,...

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Birth and the Unknown

I was fairly certain that God had abandoned me. Perhaps I had done something wrong. Perhaps all of those questions made me unworthy. Perhaps I simply wasn’t able to access the Divine. It was the same despondency...

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Variety, Godliness and a Theology of Difference

I spent hours upon hours in practices rooms as a graduate student, singing the same exercises and colouratura phrases over and over and over again in the hopes that, come competition time, my mind...